• Client: Hertfordshire & Essex High School and Science College
  • Sector: Education
  • Project: FIH Certified Hockey Pitch, Tennis and Netball Courts, Natural Turf Sports Pitch Location: Bishop’s Stortford
  • Value: £1.2m
  • Contract Duration: 14 Weeks (Completion 4 Weeks Ahead of Programme)

Hertfordshire & Essex High School and Science College – FIH Certified Hockey Pitch, Tennis and Netball Courts, Natural Turf Sports Pitch

O’Brien were appointed as Principal Contractor on a project at the Hertfordshire and Essex School High School and Science College in Bishop’s Stortford to construct new pitches and courts at the school.

O’Brien carried out the construction of a full-size sand dressed, synthetic hockey pitch to FIH Quality Standards, complete with spectator area, and team shelters.

We also constructed 6 porous bitumen macadam tennis and netball courts with Weldmesh fencing, floodlighting and tennis and netball equipment.

A natural turf sports pitch was also constructed as part of the project, which included topsoil excavation / replacement, subsoil cut and fill, culitvation and ferlisation and seeding.

The new sports facilities will compliment the construction of a new sports hall and other sports facilities being built by the school, enabling them to offer a wide range of sports and activities at the school and the local community.

PITCH DIMENSIONS

Hockey Pitch 6700m2 (including Spectator Area & Recesses) FIH ACCREDITED PITCH
Tennis/ Netball Courts
4392 m2 (6 no Courts )
Natural Turf Sports Pitch 6500 m2